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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

Friday, 25 July 2014

1081  On this day in history birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  Uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623) was born on this day in history.  

1583  On this day in history birth of simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist  

1587  On this day in history birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  On this day in history birth of ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka)  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  Samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist was born on this day in history.  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on this day in history.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on this day in history.  

1735  On this day in history birth of john Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815)  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  Filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist was born on this day in history.  

1779  On this day in history birth of john White, composer  

1786  On this day in history birth of nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank  

1787  On this day in history birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831)  

1788  On this day in history birth of pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874)  

1791  On this day in history birth of jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt)  

1792  On this day in history birth of lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo)  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on this day in history.  

1805  Orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878) was born on this day in history.  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  On this day in history birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  On this day in history birth of william Henry Holmes, composer  

1814  Johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist was born on this day in history.  

1814  Thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864 was born on this day in history.  

1815  On this day in history birth of george Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on this day in history.  

1817  John Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867 was born on this day in history.  

1817  On this day in history birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  On this day in history severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies  

0624  On this day in history abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle  

1100  On this day in history death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  On this day in history death of edgar of Scotland (b. 1074)  

1198  On this day in history coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on this day in history.  

1336  Giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71 on this day in history.  

1455  Laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73 on this day in history.